Late-inning heroics from Adam Jones, Brandon Philips and Steve Cishek saved Team USA and the World Baseball Classic’s hopes of gaining relevance on Sunday.
With a 9-4 win over Canada at Chase Field in Arizona, the Americans advanced to the second round, averting, at least for now, the nightmare scenario of a third straight championship game without the host country. Read More
Alex Rodriguez denied a newspaper report that accused him of buying human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing substances from a Miami-area clinic. Read More
Would you bet against the hottest team in baseball down the stretch?
With 28 games left to play, the A’s are tied with the New York Yankees for the second-best record in the American League (76-58) despite an 8-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at the Oakland Coliseum on Monday. They’ve won 15 of their past 18 games and hold onto one of the two wild-card spots, with Tampa Bay lurking close behind. But can this team of misfits and castoffs keep it rolling into October? Read More
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis are just pals — and they have joined forces to shoot down rumors that hacked photos from her cellphone showed him in an, ahem, exposed state. Read More
Is Cameron Diaz using Justin Timberlake to make Alex Rodriguez jealous? The actress is reportedly determined to get the Yankees slugger to make a commitment to her.
“Alex and Cameron broke up briefly this spring because he kept waffling on settling down with her and he complained she was getting too clingy and that he needed space,” a source told Star magazine. Hence, allegedly, “Cameron tried a little reverse psychology on A-Rod.” Read More
Has Prince Harry left Chelsy Davy for good — and for a new gal pal? Though the U.K.’s spare heir brought his on-off girlfriend to big bro William’s wedding, there are whispers that he’s found a new companion in Florence Brudenell-Bruce, a British lingerie model. (What, you were expecting a molecular biologist?)
A source told the U.K.’s Sun the pair are “an item. She is a lot of fun, blond and very good-looking. Harry really likes her.” Read More
So Hugh Hefner really didn’t waste any time moving on from ex-fiancee Crystal Harris. After calling Playboy magazine model Anna Sophia Berglund his “best girl,” Hefner announced via Twitter that “Shera [Bechard] is both our November 2011 Playmate & my new girlfriend.”
As rumor has it, Hef was seeing Anna while he was engaged to Crystal; no word on how long he and Shera have been an item. Read More
Could it be possible that our long national nightmare is over — and Paris Hilton’s 15 minutes of fame are finally up?The heir-head — who reportedly flipped out on a “View” producer last week after Barbara Walters grilled her on her claims of charity work — is said to be fuming over lackluster ratings for her new Oxygen reality show, “The World According to Paris.” An insider told Popeater the celebutante attributes the low viewership to a glitch by the network. Read More
The dancer whom Demi Lovato punched in the face is opening up about the incident that led to the “Sonny with a Chance” star being kicked off the Jonas Brothers tour and placed in a treatment facility to deal with emotional issues. Read More
A Canadian doctor who has treated Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez and other high-profile athletes was charged Tuesday with smuggling, unlawful distribution of human growth hormone and conspiring to lie to federal agents.
Dr. Anthony Galea of Toronto was named in a federal criminal complaint following an eight-month investigation by the FBI, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Food and Drug Administration. Read More